Sub-Inspectors (Exe.) and Constables (Exe.) in RPF/RPSF – Procedure for recruitment: Railway Board Directive No. 65

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Sub-Inspectors (Exe.) and Constables (Exe.) in RPF/RPSF – Procedure for recruitment: Railway Board Directive No. 65

Sub-Inspectors (Exe.) and Constables (Exe.) in RPF/RPSF – Procedure for recruitment: Directive No. 65 by Railway Board Order dated 02.01.2024

भारत सरकार
रेल मंत्रालय (रेलवे बोर्ड)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No. 2023/Sec(E)/RC-3/26

New Delhi, dated 02.01.2024

Principal Chief Security Commissioner/RPF,
All Zonal Railways (including Kolkata Metro), RPSF, CORE & PUs.

IG (Con)- ECoR/NR,

Director,
JR RPF Academy, Lucknow and ZTI/RPFE/KGP .

CSCs-KRCL & RDSO

Sub: Procedure for recruitment of Sub-Inspectors (Exe.) and Constables (Exe.) in RPF/RPSF.

Please find enclosed herewith a copy of Directive No. 65 issued by the DG/RPF regarding procedure for recruitment of Sub-Inspectors (Exe.) and Constables (Exe.) in RPF/RPSF, which is self explanatory.

This is for your kind information.

DA: As above.

(Sarita Mohan)
DIG/Establishment
Railway Board

Copy to:
SO/Sec(Spl)/RB for uploading on the official website.

भारत सरकार
रेल मंत्रालय (रेलवे बोर्ड)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No. 2023/Sec(E)/RC-3/26

New Delhi, dated    .01.2024

Directive No. 65

Sub: Procedure for recruitment of Sub-Inspectors (Exe.) and Constables (Exe.) in RPF/RPSF.

In exercise of the powers conferred under Rule 28 of RPF Rules 1987 read with section 8 of the RPF Act 1957, in supersession of concerned provisions contained in RPF Directive-43, the undersigned hereby issues the following Directive on the subject of recruitment in RPF/RPSF.

1. DETERMINATION OF VACANCIES

i) No. of vacancies to be filled, shall be decided by the Ministry of Railways from time to time.

Note- The current round of recruitment is being done for filling up vacancies of 2000 in the rank of Constable and vacancies of 250 in the rank of Sub-Inspector in RPF/RPSF.

ii) Instructions of the Government for introduction and maintenance of “post based roster” shall be scrupulously followed, while determining the category-wise vacancies.

iii) 10% of vacancies shall be reserved for Ex-Servicemen as per Govt. of India’s Instructions.

iv) 15% vacancies shall be reserved for women.

v) Sub para (iti) and (iv) will be in the nature of Horizontal reservation.

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2. RECRUITMENT PROCESS

The recruitment shall be held in the following phases:

PHASE I: COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT) — To be conducted by Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)

PHASE II: PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST (PET) & PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT TEST (PMT) — To be conducted by Railway Protection Force (RPF)

PHASE III: DOCUMENT VERIFICATION- To be conducted by Railway Protection Force (RPF)

Note: The Document Verification shall be completed after PET/PMT.

3. NOMINATION OF NODAL OFFICER

[G/Headquarter or DIG/Establishment, Railway Board shall be nominated as the Nodal Officer who shall coordinate with Railway Recruitment Board in respect of conduct of the written examination and allied work related to the recruitment.

4, CONSTITUTION OF CENTRAL RECRUITMENT COMMITTEE

After completion of the written examination by Railway Recruitment Board, Physical Efficiency Test (PET). Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Document verification, for the post of Sub-Inspectors shall be done by the Central Recruitment Committee (CRC) and for the post of Constables it shall be done by Regional Sub Committees (RSCs) under supervision of CRC for Constables, which shall be constituted by DG/RPF as follows:

Sl Rank for which recruitment is to be conducted Composition of Central Recruitment Committee (CRC) and functions
1. Sub-Inspector (Exe) in RPF/RPSF CRC-SI- Four (4) IG/DIG. It shall conduct Physical Efficiency Test, Physical Measurement Test and Document Verification at a venue to be decided by the senior most member of CRC with approval of DG/RPF.
[Senior most member of the Committee shall act as Chairperson of Central Recruitment Committee for Sub-Inspectors (CRC-SI) and shall be responsible for expeditious completion of process].
2. Constable (Exe) in RPF/RPSF CRC-CT-Four (4) JAG/Senior scale officers
[Senior most member shall act as Chairperson of Central Recruitment Committee for Constable (CRC-CT)]. It shall supervise and coordinate with the Regional Sub Committees (RSCs) and the concerned PCSC/s where Physical Efficiency Test, Physical Measurement Test and Document Verification, is/are being held.

5. CONSTITUTION OF REGIONAL SUB-COMMITTEES (RSCs) FOR CONDUCTING PET, PMT, & DOCUMENT VERIFICATION DURING RECRUITMENT OF CONSTABLES in RPF/RPSF:

i) There shall be four regional sub committees i.e. East, West, North and South which will conduct Physical Efficiency Test/Physical Measurement Test/Document Verification of Constables (Exe) to be constituted by nodal PCSCs of each Region with the approval of DG/RPF. Nodal PCSCs of each Region will be as under-

Region Zonal Railway Nodal PCSC
East ER, ECR, ECoR, NFR & SER ER
West WR, WCR, CR, SECR CR
North NR, NCR, NER, NWR NR
South SR, SCR, SWR SR

The zonal PCSC having jurisdiction over the venue of Physical Efficiency Test/Physical Measurement Test/Document Verification shall extend all logistical support including ground, vehicle, imprest, etc. for the smooth conduct of PE}, PMT and Document Verification. ye

ii) Composition of Regional Sub-Committees shall be as under:

Sl. Rank Composition of Committee
1. Constable (Exe) Four (4) JAG/Senior scale officers with senior most member as Chairperson.

6. REPRESENTATION OF DIFF ERENT COMMUNITIES IN_CRC-SI, CRC-CT AND REGIONAL SUB-COMMITTEES

i) Each conmittee, including Regional Sub-Committees, must have members to represent the SC/ST, OBC and Minority communities,

ii) Members of Central Recruitment Committee shall not be members of Regional Sub-Commniittee(s).

iii) All officers/staff involved in the recruitment process including Chairperson and members of CRC/RSC will give an undertaking that they do not have interest in selection of any candidate appearing and none of their relatives has applied for the post for which recruitment is being done.

7. ELIGIBILITY OF CANDIDATES

i) Citizenship: Must be a citizen of India

ii) Educational Qualification and age:

Category Educational Qualification Age
Min. Max.
Sub Inspector Graduate from a recognized university 20 25
Constable (Exe) 10th pass or equivalent from recognized Board 18 25

Note: Degree from a recognized university for Sub-Inspector (Executive) and matriculation certificate for Constable (Executive) from a recognized Board shall only be valid.

iii) Date of birth mentioned in Matriculation or equivalent certificate alone shall be acceptable. Age will be counted as on 1°! July of the year if notification is issued between January and June; and 1“ January of next year if notification is issued between July & December. Advertisement must specify cut-off dates for eligibility, for example “born between 02.07.1990 and 01.07.1997 (both days inclusive)”.

iv) Relaxation in Age (as per order of the Government of India):

Sl. Category Age relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit
1. SC/ST 5 years
2. OBC 3 years
3. Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the Union Territories of Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh during the period 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989. UR/EWS-5 years
OBC-8 years
SC/ ST-10 years
4. Only for post of Sub Inspector: Central Govt. employees other than ex-servicemen. who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular & continuous service on date of reckoning. UR/EWS – 5 years
OBC-8 years
SC/ST-10 years
5. Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband but not remarried. UR/EWS –2 years
OBC-5 years
SC/ST-7 years

v) Special provisions for ex-servicemen:

Definition of “Ex-serviceman” shall be included in notifications, clearly mentioning that it does not include retired/discharged personnel of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). Ex-Servicemen will be required to clearly indicate all required particulars including community in the ONLINE Application and produce all documentary proofs including Community certificates in the prescribed format during document verification. Age may be relaxed beyond upper limit by 03 years for UR, 6 years for OBC and 8 years for SC/ ST after deduction of military service rendered (minimum of 6 months after attestation) from actual age as on the date of reckoning.

vi) PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT

Category Height (in cms.) Chest (in cms) only for Male
Male Female Unexpanded Expanded
UR / OBC 165 157 80 85
SC/ ST 160 152 76.2 81.2
For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese, and other categories specified by Govt. 163 155 80 85

8. PUBLICATION OF EMPLOYMENT NOTICE

i) It shall be done by Railway Recruitment Board.

ii) The notification shall be vetted by Security Directorate before issue by Railway Recruitment Board.

9, ENGAGEMENT OF AGENCIES FOR PROCESSING OF APPLICATIONS AND CONDUCTING COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT);

It shall be done by Railway Recruitment Board as per their own norm.

10. MODE OF FILLING UP OF APPLICATIONS BY APPLICANT AND OTHER CONDITIONS

i). It shall be as per the norms of the Railway Recruitment Board.

ii) The notification shall clearly mention that each applicant (Constable/Sub-Inspector) shall be inducted in the RPF or RPSF, if selected. Selected candidates would be liable to serve anywhere in the country.

iii) In the event of cancellation of notified vacancies, the examination fee will not be refunded.

iv) Impersonators shall be liable for prosecution and their candidature shall be cancelled.

11. EXAMINATION FEE:

It shall be as per the norms of Railway Recruitment Board.

11.1 MODES OF PAYMENT OF FEE:

It shall be as per the norms of Railway Recruitment Board

12, HOWTO APPLY:

It shall be as per the norms of Railway Recruitment Board

12.1 MODIFICATION OF APPLICATION;

It shall be as per the norms of Railway Recruitment Board

12.2 INVALID APPLICATIONS / REJECTIONS:

It shall be as per the norms of Railway Recruitment Board

12.3 HALL TICKET (e-call letter) FOR CBT:

It shall be as per the norms of Railway Recruitment Board

13. CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY BEFORE APPLYING:

It shall be as per the norms of Railway Recruitment Board

14. IMORTANT INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES: –

It shall be as per the norms of Railway Recruitment Board

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